ArmTutor a Boon to Pitcher’s Success treating shoulder and elbow after arm surgery

English: Stephen Strasburg

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Ryan Christopher DeVault writing for Yahoo online Sepember 2011 stated that it looks like the Washington Nationals are going to do all that is possible to protect the career of Stephen Strasburg. This includes, limiting the number of innings he gets in 2012, all this is needed to ease his arm back into things following reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

The franchise and the fans art Washinton are pitching for Strasburg to stay fit and healthy and make it to the end of the season.

With the regular use of the ArmTutor, patients like Strasburg can improve the agility and range of movement of their injured arm.

The HandTutor, ArmTutor™ and 3DTutor are used after ligament surgery of the arm or other shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery. The HandTutor, ArmTutor™ and 3DTutor have been  developed to allow for functional rehabilitation of the upper extremity. The system consists of an ergonomic wearable glove, arm brace and position sensor together with dedicated rehabilitation software. The ArmTutor™ rehabilitation concept is based on performing controlled exercise rehabilitation practice at a patient customized level. Thi smenas according to the range, speed and accuracy that the patient can move his limb after surgery. The Tutor system allows for real time accurate feedback on the patient’s performance.  The Tutor system allows phyiotherapists and other physical and occupational therapists to offer exercises designed in the form of challenging games that are suitable for a wide variety of neurological and orthopedic injury and disease.

The HandTutor, ArmTutor™ and 3DTutor  together known as the Tutor system is used by physical therapists and occupational therapists in many leading rehabilitation centers worldwide both in an out-patient in-patient and home care setting. The Tutor system is FDA and CE certified.


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